Paige named 1st Team Academic All-America

CHAPEL HILL—University of North Carolina senior guard Marcus Paige is a first-team Academic All-America as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

The senior from Marion, Iowa, is a double major in media and journalism/history. He is a two-time recipient of the Skip Prosser Award as the Atlantic Coast Conference’s top scholar-athlete for men’s basketball, and previously was a second-team Academic America in both 2014 and 2015.

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